White Hart

High Street, Roydon, Harlow, Essex, CM19 5EA


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Pub overview

The site was externally redecorated 12 months ago. A quality pub operating an excellent food and drink offer.

The White Hart has built a great reputation with its food and drink offers. At the heart of the village of Roydon it offers a great place to eat and drink for locals and also for customers travelling from further afield. The building itself oozes charm and character.

There are three main trading areas. To the right hand side is a well furnished formal dining area with 30 covers which leads out to a covered terrace/patio area with an additional 20 covers. To the left hand side there is another dining/drinking area with another approx. 20 covers The main bar area with a traditional pub feel and fantastic fire place, is central and where you come in. This usually accommodates drinkers but you can dine here as well. There are ladies and gents toilets as well as a disabled toilet facility

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 12
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 50
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The living accommodation is in very good condition. There is one double bedroom with an en-suite plus another double bedroom, a lounge, office/bedroom and bathroom.

Private space
Private Rooms 5
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Office 1

Rent information

Annual rent £40,000 per annum
Weekly rent £769.23 per week fixed

£40,000 per annum, £769.23 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.
Machine income free of tie.

Approx £40,650 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). Fixtures & Fittings are currently estimated so will need to be confirmed once valued. With support on inventory and deposit, initial entry capital could be reduced to in the region of £21,000

Brokers £675 Legal £825
Deposit £10,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £15,000 Working capital £5,000
Other costs £9,000 Total entry cost £40,650

Agreement description

Standard Tenancy Agreement
A fixed 5 year term agreement which is contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
• Tie variations available
• Rent set at the start of the agreement, subject to the annual Retail Prices Index (RPI) which is capped
• Flexible pricing options available
• Greene King is responsible for the structure of the building
• Ability to end agreement with 6 months notice at any time with standard notice fee equal to 3 months rent

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations.

Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.

Trading volumes

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2016/17 149
2015/16 159
2014/15 163 132 1,204
Volume notes There is no volume history for wines, spirits and minerals 2016/17 and 2015/16 as the agreement was free of tie for these products.


The business is located on the Herts/Essex border with the towns of Hertford and Harlow close by. There is a train station only one mile from the pub that feeds into London. Roydon has a holiday leisure park (Roydon Mill) providing water sports, fishing and other facilities. Canons Brook golf club is also located nearby.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday to Thursday 08:00 - 00:00 Friday & Saturday 08:00 - 00:30

Contact Us

Phil Arnold

Partnership and Recruitment Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ This is a great opportunity for an experienced food operator to take on this attractive pub, in this desirable Essex village. ”